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La Mariposa

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Calle Angela Peralta 7 | Centro Historico, Queretaro City 76000, Mexico
+52 442 212 1166
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08:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:30
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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been obsessed with butterflies since I can remember so naturally when I was in Queretaro my Fiance took me here! It's an old school cafe feel but don't let the inside deter you, it's such a special place. The enchiladas are my favourite but the tortas are great too! There is a small bakery on the other side... More 

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Thank Stephanie S
New York City
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious very friendly service. Informal reasonable a local favorite. We were the only gringos there

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Thank artloverNewYorkCity
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Slow paced... the place is stuck in the 70s, small portions of food with good quality. Prices are acceptable still you may need two main dishes to be ok. Recommend taking the "Mantecado Malteada" quite good. Juste be patient as they take their time.

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Thank knut C
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

My wife and I had breakfast at La Mariposa restaurant in December 2016. There was a crowd of people waiting for a table and we decided to give our name and take our turn. The service was excellent: fast and courteous; the food delicious; the restaurant decor pleasant and the prices reasonable. We recommend this place.

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Thank Sergio v
Toronto, Canada
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92 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Yum. Yum. Yum. And just the atmosphere and feel of this place made me feel the rich history found in this ever growing town. And order the mantecado (ice cream). Still haven't pinpointed all the flavours but so good.

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Thank TORN1
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Hello there. I was suggested to eat at this restaurant because they serve local food. Dishes look good. Good portion and taste is great. Prices are accesible for a budget traveler however service is not as good as the food. We waited about 15 min for service to take our order and another 20 to get the food. So if... More 

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Thank Pepe P
Springfield, Illinois
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951 reviews
611 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The best place for Dulces Cristalizados and ice cream. Inexpensive place for Breakfast or Lunch in the city center.

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Thank Clevlander
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I really enjoyed re-visiting this restaurant at Queretaro center. The flavours on their meals have prevailed and the service is very good. I enjoyed my enchiladas suizas and the milkshakes they serve are delicious. Good food in a good not fancy place. great for me.

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Thank caminante56
Queretaro City, Mexico
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This place is just plain boring, locals love it, and I think is mainly because they are used to the idea and food because people have been going there for generations. The atmosphere of the place although it's supposed to be old, is depressing-old. The waitresses are rude, the food is so much better in the streets than here and... More 

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Thank RocksOliv
Plattsburgh, New York
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328 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I usually figure a restaurant is good if it is filled with locals. Such was the case during our visit to La Mariposa. The idea it hadn't changed much since the 1940s was really attractive. Waitresses in identical diner-style dresses with tables and chairs that very likely dated from the mid-century as well, gives the visitor a sense that they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:30
Monday
08:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:30
Thursday
08:00 - 21:30
Friday
08:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Angela Peralta 7 | Centro Historico, Queretaro City 76000, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Queretaro  >  Queretaro City
  • Phone Number: +52 442 212 1166

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?